Latest news

13
August
2019
| 13:15 Europe/Amsterdam
Tricia Fowell, 33, from Nottingham is celebrating after winning the title of Slimming World’s Employee of the Year 2019. Tricia, who lives in Sherwood works as a Senior Designer at Slimming World’s Alfreton head office, was presented with the
26
July
2019
| 08:00 Europe/Amsterdam
New research reveals less than 1 in 5 (15%) of the public believe supermarkets are doing enough to tackle obesity Almost half of the public (48%) believe that legislation should be introduced to require supermarkets to proactively encourage
05
July
2019
| 12:26 Europe/Amsterdam
The top reason for wanting to lose weight, according to slimmers* who have shared their stories with Slimming World, is to be confident in having their photo taken. To mark Slimming World’s 50th anniversary, the weight-loss organisation has today
24
June
2019
| 15:40 Europe/Amsterdam
On average patients lost 5.5% of their starting weight after a year 20% of patients lost more than 10% body weight. Some patients were able to stop their diabetes medication altogether

Success stories

14
August
2019
| 08:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Ben Muscroft lost 15st 8lbs to be named Slimming World’s Man of the Year 2019 His size meant he had to ask for a seatbelt extension on a trip to Asia – and missed out on visiting the Great Wall of China because he was so unfit Since losing
28
June
2019
| 09:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Katie and Tony Viney decided to lose weight after worrying that their size meant they wouldn’t live to see their grandchildren grow up They used to watch their children play on the beach from their car as they didn’t have the energy to join
09
April
2019
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Lucie Hadley, 21, has been named Slimming World’s Young Slimmer of the Year after losing an incredible 10st and halving her bodyweight She was so badly bullied at school because of her size that she moved class several times Lucie decided to
14
March
2019
| 08:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Kathryn Cooke decided to lose weight after feeling frumpy watching her husband, a professional footballer, at his matches She lost 3st 3lbs back in 1982 and has maintained her amazing weight loss ever since – an incredible 36 years These days

Research & presentations

05
March
2019
| 09:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Recent research shows that more than half of women (54%) put off going to the doctors unless they absolutely have to due to feeling nervous ahead of a health check. The survey of 2,051 people conducted by Censuswide, and commissioned by
03
January
2019
| 07:00 Europe/Amsterdam
New research by YouGov, commissioned by Slimming World, reveals widespread confusion about the role of carbohydrates in health and weight loss, as a result of anti-carb messages and myths More than 70%[i] of people surveyed by YouGov have tried
11
September
2018
| 06:00 Europe/Amsterdam
84% of people unhappy with their weight experience phobic symptoms ahead of visiting the doctor. 60% put off visiting a surgery unless they absolutely have to. A separate survey of successful slimmers finds 75% feel no nerves ahead of
27
July
2018
| 09:21 Europe/Amsterdam
Slimmers are more than twice as likely to describe losing weight as ‘easy’, compared to maintaining weight Not feeling confident about what to eat was cited as the most challenging part of maintaining weight loss in a survey of successful

Food & publications

11
February
2019
| 10:15 Europe/Amsterdam
Staff at Slimming World’s Derbyshire head office kicked off February with a fabulous ‘Free’ lunch as they celebrated the launch of a national slimming campaign. To mark the launch of ‘Free Food February’, Slimming World, based in Alfreton, served
25
October
2018
| 14:41 Europe/Amsterdam
Slimming World and Iceland have won a prestigious national award for their Slimming World Chinese-style Banquet Rice.
01
April
2016
| 16:27 Europe/Amsterdam
The fast pace of life today makes it harder and harder to make time for ourselves – which often means eating healthily falls by the wayside. Now the UK’s leading independent weight-loss organisation, Slimming World, has published a new recipe book
07
October
2015
| 13:25 Europe/Amsterdam
Slimming World, the UK’s favourite weight loss organisation, has worked with Iceland Foods to create a brand-new selection of delicious, healthy frozen ready meals, sauces and soups to strengthen its record-breaking food range developed in

Corporate

08
August
2019
| 16:05 Europe/Amsterdam
Employees at Slimming World’s head office switched from four wheels to two as part of the UK’s biggest cycle commuting event “Cycle to Work Day 2019”. This is the tenth year Slimming World employees at the Derbyshire-based head office have taken
18
June
2019
| 09:00 Europe/Amsterdam
The Big Golden Slimming World Clothes Throw has raised £3.2million for Cancer Research UK and €320,000 for the Irish Cancer Society. The event invited Slimming World members to celebrate their weight losses by donating the clothes that no longer
05
June
2019
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Employees at Slimming World head office have been celebrating ‘Learning at Work Week’, as part of a campaign organised by the charity Campaign for Learning. Alfreton-based company Slimming World, which is the UK’s leading weight-loss
29
April
2019
| 13:17 Europe/Amsterdam
Generous employees at Slimming World’s Derbyshire head office waved goodbye to more than 230 purple bags filled with clothes, shoes, toys and homeware to support the company’s Big Golden Slimming World Clothes Throw initiative, to raise funds for